School Details

Field Elementary School

2120 Barataria, Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 523-4800
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 424 students 18 students/teacher (MO avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

50%
36%
42%
56%
46%
51%

Missouri Assessment Program (MAP)

In 2011-2012 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The results for math, communication arts, and science are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Springfield R-Xii School District average
  • Missouri state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

62%
42%
46%
46%
40%
43%

Missouri Assessment Program (MAP)

In 2011-2012 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The results for math, communication arts, and science are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Springfield R-Xii School District average
  • Missouri state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
51%
51%
78%
53%
53%
64%
48%
48%

Missouri Assessment Program (MAP)

In 2011-2012 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The results for math, communication arts, and science are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Springfield R-Xii School District average
  • Missouri state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Field Elementary School is a public elementary school in Springfield. The principal of Field Elementary School is Dr. Nancy Colbaugh and can be contacted at Ncolbough@Spsmail.Org. 424 students go to Field Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 25% of the 424 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Field Elementary School is 18:1. Pershing Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Orchestra

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 95% 83%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 8%
Multiracial 2% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9% 2%
Hispanic 0.9% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 1%
Asian 0.2% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 25% 50%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I have 3 kids currently at Field. I can't say enough about this awesome school. This school has some amazing teachers. They teach the kids to think not just give the "right" answer. They teach kids to notice the world around them. The units of study are amazing and taught in fun and exciting ways. The PYP (IB school) principals are taught in all areas of study which including things like being inquisitive caring and open minded. The parent involvement is higher than any other school that I have seen. The principal is amazing and takes the time to get to know each of the kids at the school and smile at them daily. I highly recommend this school.

  • (1 year ago)

    So glad to be away from this school. Once out of the District my child's teacher came to me noticing that my A student was struggling with math concepts. After two meetings she finally received the testing I had asked for at Field. Sure enough my child has a learning disability. But unlike most she was an overachiever with a high IQ and she had a parent fighting to get her help. It is strange to celebrate a disability but we finally had answers and a game plan moving forward. With minor coaching and 3 short quarters she has raised one grade level in math from 6th to 12th grade reading and comprehension 10th grade writing and off the charts on vocabulary...she is in 5th grade!! While I was seen as problematic at Field I have been congratulated at our new school for truly seeing an issue but I did not have to the teacher came to me after watching her and reading her records from Field. She has been awarded citizenship awards awards for dedication to scholastics and awarded for outstanding character. SO much for the IB school. They missed out! Thank Goodness my daughter is NOW thriving! Sometimes putting effort into our children pays off FIELD missed this.

  • (2 years ago)

    Not quite the school I was expecting and yes bullying seems to be a common theme. We have had some great some okay teachers. We have been to another school in the district and this one does seem to cater to whomever is writing the biggest checks allowing improper behavior to go unchecked to those at the top of the socioeconomic spectrum. Other than the IB title I believe the other school did a better job of keeping behavior issues at a minimum. When kids do not feel playground games are respectably played or safe and that the teachers simply do not care learning falls short. And as the parent below suggested it does seem rather closed environment. There is definitely ALOT of room for improvement ! I am not sure an 8 is an appropriate grade for this school. You do hear alot about the bullying at every event you attend. It is too bad.

  • (5 years ago)

    I don't know how this school hasn't gotten a review yet... This is probably the best school in Springfield for young children. Our daughter is in kindergarten here and is learning how to speak spanish give presentations and many other things that I remember learning in high school!

  • (5 years ago)

    Great learning environment. Wonderful teachers.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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